Parting Shots

Woven Connections by Samyama in Chiangmai

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‘Woven Connections’, a selling exhibition by Samyama, took place at Woo Gallery in Chiangmai, Thailand, from 18 to 22 January 2015. The purpose was to showcase the early connections of southeast Asian communities through the similarity of pattern and figurative motifs found in their native textiles. The exhibition saw some illustrious guests as well as textiles.

  1. John Ang with a Cambodian pidan, Woven Connections Samyama

    John Ang with a Cambodian pidan, Woven Connections Samyama

  2. Keosiri Everinham collector of Laotian textiles, Woven Connections, Samyama

    Keosiri Everinham collector of Laotian textiles, Woven Connections, Samyama

  3. John Ang with fashion designer Sachiko Kobayashi and Professor Vithi Phanichphant, textile collector and professor at Chiangmai University, Fine Arts Department, Woven Connections, Samyama

    John Ang with fashion designer Sachiko Kobayashi and Professor Vithi Phanichphant, textile collector and professor at Chiangmai University, Fine Arts Department, Woven Connections, Samyama

  4. John Ang with Sakchai Guy, Bangkok textile collector and chief editor of Lip Magazine, Woven Connections, Samyama

    John Ang with Sakchai Guy, Bangkok textile collector and chief editor of Lip Magazine, Woven Connections, Samyama

  5. John Ang with Pamela Cross of tribaltextiles.info and Susan Stem of Tribal Trappings, Chiangmai, Woven Connections, Samyama

    John Ang with Pamela Cross of tribaltextiles.info and Susan Stem of Tribal Trappings, Chiangmai, Woven Connections, Samyama

  6. John Ang with Professor Rahardi Ramelan, Chairman of the Indonesian Batik Foundation and Dr.Tumbu Ramelan, Director of the Batik Gallery of the Textile Museum Jakarta, Woven Connections, Samyama

    John Ang with Professor Rahardi Ramelan, Chairman of the Indonesian Batik Foundation and Dr.Tumbu Ramelan, Director of the Batik Gallery of the Textile Museum Jakarta, Woven Connections, Samyama

  7. Barbara Johnson, textile collector and member of the Indonesian Heritage Society Jakarta, Woven Connections, Samyama

    Barbara Johnson, textile collector and member of the Indonesian Heritage Society Jakarta, Woven Connections, Samyama

  8. Genevieve Duggan, scholar and author of books on Savu textiles with a good friend and traditional weaver from Savu, Woven Connections, Samyama

    Genevieve Duggan, scholar and author of books on Savu textiles with a good friend and traditional weaver from Savu, Woven Connections, Samyama

  9. John Ang with Leslie Woodhouse scholar of SE Asian History, Berkeley with Ake Thweep collector of Burmese Luntaya Achiek and Indian trade textiles, Woven Connections, Samyama

    John Ang with Leslie Woodhouse scholar of SE Asian History, Berkeley with Ake Thweep collector of Burmese Luntaya Achiek and Indian trade textiles, Woven Connections, Samyama

  10. John Ang with Mr. and Mrs. Bernhart Bart, researchers and collectors of Minangkabau Songkets, Woven Connections, Samyama

    John Ang with Mr. and Mrs. Bernhart Bart, researchers and collectors of Minangkabau Songkets, Woven Connections, Samyama

  11. Linda Susan McIntosh, author and scholar on Laotian textiles with Gay Spies, Woven Connections, Samyama

    Linda Susan McIntosh, author and scholar on Laotian textiles with Gay Spies, Woven Connections, Samyama

  12. John Ang with Thummanit Phuvasatien, textile collector and designer, Chiangmai, Woven Connections, Samyama

    John Ang with Thummanit Phuvasatien, textile collector and designer, Chiangmai, Woven Connections, Samyama


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